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Overview

The government introduced measures to prevent harassment of LGBTI people at work, but no law was passed to protect them from overall discrimination. Domestic violence against women increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The authorities’ responses to the pandemic excluded certain ethnic minorities.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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